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Alestidae

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African tetras (family Alestidae, formerly spelled Alestiidae) are a group of characiform fish exclusively found in Africa.[1] This family contains about 18 genera and 119 species. Among the best known members are the Congo tetra, and African tigerfish.

Taxonomy

Taxonomy based on Van der Laan 2017[2] and Nelson, Grande & Wilson 2016.[3]

References

  1. ^ Nelson, Joseph S. (2006). Fishes of the World. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 0-471-25031-7
  2. ^ van der Laan, Richard (December 2017). Freshwater fish list (PDF) (23rd ed.). p. 997. ISSN 2468-9157.
  3. ^ Nelson, Joseph S.; Terry C. Grande; Mark V. H. Wilson (2016). Fishes of the World (5th ed.). John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118342336.
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Alestidae: Brief Summary

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African tetras (family Alestidae, formerly spelled Alestiidae) are a group of characiform fish exclusively found in Africa. This family contains about 18 genera and 119 species. Among the best known members are the Congo tetra, and African tigerfish.

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